Despite a promising rookie season, Rodions Kurucs failed to win in the NBA, traded last season to the Rockets in the deal James harden, then to the Bucks in the de PJ Tuckerand finally cut. After 131 NBA games, he decided to leave the league to revive and regain his love for the game.
“I haven’t played much in the NBA in the last two years. I have to rediscover this pleasure of playing basketball, because it is difficult to be on the bench in the NBA. I think it will be a great opportunity for me and that Zeljko Obradovic will bring out the best in me. He sees potential in me and I really appreciate it. I can’t wait to get to work. He’s a great coach, but he’s very tough on everyone so I can’t wait to train and see how prepared I am for this. It’s going to be difficult, but I think I’ll quickly adapt to the situation. “
With Partizan the Latvian will play the Eurocup, of which the Serbian team will be one of the favorites, a possible springboard back to the NBA. The 2m06 winger, selected 40th in 2018, averaged 5.9 points at 44 %%, including 32.9% at 3 points and 1.8 rebounds in the major leagues.
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